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A Luxembourg garden

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Well, we had been invited to stay at our daughter and son-in-law’s house in Luxembourg for Christmas.
We left on 23rd Dec and despite the freezing fog in England and the problems with the Eurotunnel, we got there in 12 hours after driving over 500 miles.
We came back on 28th Dec (yesterday) Tired and doing very little today!

I didnt take many photos cos it rained a bit, but I did take some of the back garden which needs some evergreen bushes to give a screen from the school below.

Any suggestion would be gratefully received by my daughter. She cant get Bay in Lux. but has planted some “Portugese evergreens” – can you see them on the right?

Just to show you it is sometimes sunny in Luxembourg, I enclose a couple of the skating rink and my family, Rachel, Karen, Sam and Millie

T&M catalogue has arrived – Yippee!

Happy New Year everyone!

Rachel’smum

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what a lovely family group the last photo is. They have a lovely view even if there is a school near by.

29 Dec, 2009

 

~ glad you had a good Christmas~ best wishes for 2010!

29 Dec, 2009

 

happy new year to you rachels mum, must be nice to hear the children playing in the summer months, i am sure you will get lots of help regarding a screen from this site..they are so helpful

29 Dec, 2009

 

Happy New Year !
Glad you enjoyed and had a safe journey :o)

30 Dec, 2009

 

Lovely photos Rm :-))

30 Dec, 2009

mad
Mad
 

It looks nice there and you seem to have had a good time with your lovely family. Yes I'm sure your daughter will get some helpful advice from someone on the site. Thank you for the nice photos Rachelsmum.

30 Dec, 2009

 

Can she get Escallonia over there? That's evergreen and has flowers in the summer, too. It makes a good hedge.

Glad you weren't stuck for hours in the Channel Tunnel, by the way! That sounded like pure hell. :-(((

30 Dec, 2009

 

Looks like you had a wonderful Christmas despite the long drive, the cold and the rain. But I see snow and ice as well, and even sunshine. Very pretty there in Luxembourg. I fully understand you are so tired now, but your daughter would have loved having you over.

30 Dec, 2009

 

Thanks for taking us some of luxembourg, yes my T&M leaflets came to day aswell.

30 Dec, 2009

 

Hi everyone,
thanks for the kind messages.

Yes, I believe she is after some escallonia, and maybe a couple of small conifers. The soil doesnt seem to be very fertile and most gardeners seem to on containers etc. But Karen has big ideas!

Yes we missed the dramas in the tunnel, thank goodness! :))))

30 Dec, 2009

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